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UNICEF supports efforts to end sexual harassment of girls and women in Bangladesh
UNICEF supports efforts to end sexual harassment of girls and women in Bangladesh
Hundreds of people, many of them adolescents, rallied in the streets of Narsingdi district recently to call for an end to ‘Eve teasing’ – a term used to describe the public bullying of girls and women by boys and men Read More >
600,000 Bangladesh children guaranteed a decent education
The UK will guarantee that 600,000 of the poorest children in Bangladesh can continue to access decent pre-school and primary education through a new £18.5 million UKaid grant announced today. Read More >
School readiness model gains momentum in Bangladesh
School readiness model gains momentum in Bangladesh
CHITTAGONG HILLS TRACTS, Bangladesh, 10 July 2008 – In a remote south-eastern corner of Bangladesh lies the Chittagong Hills Tracts, a semi-autonomous region, divided into three districts. Home to at least 13 indigenous ethnic groups and geographically and socioculturally distinct from the rest of the country, Chittagong Hills lacks such basic services as education, sanitation and health care. Read More >
Opening school doors for girls and disadvantaged children in Bangladesh
Opening school doors for girls and disadvantaged children in Bangladesh
NARSHINGDI, Bangladesh, 16 August 2006 – Down a warren of shanties built with corrugated steel and thatched wood, Morzina Begum and her parents live in a one-room shack, sharing a common kitchen and toilet with several other families. Read More >
Girls speak out at World Water Forum in Mexico City
Girls speak out at World Water Forum in Mexico City
DHAKA, Bangladesh, 15 March 2006 – Dolly Akter has a simple theory: “Life is for help.” The 16-year-old will have a chance to help and influence many people this week when she takes part in the Children’s World Water Forum in Mexico City. Read More >

 

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